Food and side effects of treatment

The main treatments used in the fight against cancer (surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, biological therapy or immunotherapy, hormonal therapy and the combination of these) can lead to different side effects that compromise nutrition, which can appear at different times and with greater or lower intensity or duration.

To ensure a correct diet, in addition to taking into account the general recommendations for a balanced diet during treatment , this must be adapted to the side effects that may appear.

Given that each type of cancer and its treatments can lead to the appearance of specific side effects and symptoms, we recommend that you first consult the specific section for each type of tumor In the event that the type of tumor to be consulted is not yet available, in its section, in this section, you will find information on the most common and frequent side effects during the treatment of cancer and the main dietary-culinary strategies that will help to – face it